1. NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN.
Any Internet-connected device or website "directed at children under 13" must undertake certain compliance steps pursuant to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act [15 U.S. Code § 6502] and COPPA Rule [16 CFR Part 312]. Our Sites are directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you have knowledge of a child under 13 using any of the Sites.
2. PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED.
A. Information Collection: In order for you to access the Sites, we may require you to provide us with certain information that personally identifies you ("Personal Information"). Personal Information may include the following categories of information: (1) Contact Data such as your name, phone number and e-mail address; and (2) Verification Data such as your driver's license number and last four digits of your social security number. A third category of data, Financial Data such as your billing address and payment resource, is collected through a gateway in the site by the payment processor we use - PayPal. We do not collect or store this Financial Data. We also collect and retain any information you provide us when you contact us or participate in dispute resolution efforts.
B. Modification, Termination, or Canceling:
- Profile In Sites - To change your personal information on the Sites, login to your account and make any necessary changes through the My Account feature found in the upper right of the Sites. Please note your email address is used to identify you throughout the system, and cannot be changed.
- ID Verification Courses - If your ID has been verified, you will need to contact us to make any changes to your name. You will be required to provide a government issued ID that verifies the requested changes to your name.
- Canceling - To cancel an order or account, please contact us through the Contact Us page on the Sites.
D. Do Not Track Signals: Certain states require that we disclose whether we comply with "do not track" signals issued by browsers or privacy software. We do not comply with such signals at this time.
3. COOKIES AND TRAFFIC DATA COLLECTED.
B. Traffic Data. We automatically track and collect the following categories of information when you visit our Sites: (1) IP addresses; (2) domain servers; (3) types of computers accessing the Sites; and (4) types of web browsers used to access the Sites (collectively "Traffic Data"). Traffic Data is anonymous information that does not personally identify you but is helpful for marketing purposes and for helping us improve your experience when using the Sites.
4. USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
A. Our Use Of Information: We use your Personal Information to market to you, provide courses to you, and interact with you as well as comply with various laws as detailed herein. Please read this Section 4 carefully.
B. Sharing Personal Information: We share certain categories of information we collect from you in the ways described in this Policy. We share Contact Data and Financial Data with our business partners who assist us by performing core services (such as hosting, billing, email distribution, and data storage) related to our operation of the Sites. If you do not want us to share your Personal Information with any third parties, please contact us, but please understand that such a request will eliminate your ability to access certain areas of the Sites.
C. Use of Contact Data. We use your Contact Data to provide you with administrative communications such as email messages confirming orders. We also use your Contact Data to send you commercial emails highlighting our products and business developments. These email communications may contain messages, advertisements, and affiliate links promoting third parties and third party products.
D. Use of Verification Data. We use Verification Data from time to time to confirm your identity. We also use Verification Data in investigations to determine if a certificate of completion for government-required courses was obtained through fraudulent or other legally dubious means.
F. Certificate Validation Tool. If we provide you a certificate for completing certain courses, individuals with government agencies or the general public will be able to use a Certificate Validation Tool we provide to enter a certificate number to verify the certification is valid. Your name, name of the course, and date of completion will be viewable to the person using the tool so long as they have the accurate certificate number.
G. Sale of Information: Should we decide to sell all or part of our business or any of the Sites at some point in the future, your Personal Information will be included as an asset in the transfer of the business to the new owner.
5. SECURITY INFORMATION
A. Site Security: Our Sites have security measures in place to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information that we obtain from you, but we make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to you or to any third-party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration. Although we strive to protect your information with 256-bit SSL end-to-end encryption and other techniques, it is important to understand there is no such thing as total security for an online website given government and individual hacking efforts. We will provide notification to you of any data breach.
C. Lost or Stolen Information: You must promptly notify us if your username or password is lost, stolen, or used without permission. In such an event, we will remove or modify your account to block unauthorized use, but you are solely responsible for any such use prior to notifying us.
6. AREAS BEYOND OUR CONTROL
Third Party Websites: The Sites contain links to other websites. Please make sure to view the policies of those sites before proceeding.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION